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republicans are calling for a water gate style hearing and much of the anger has focused on susan rice. the u.s. ambassador for the united nations. >> for them to go after the un ambassador who had nothing to do with benghazi and simply making a presentation based on intelligence she had received and to smerch her reputation is outrageous. >> the american people deserve the facts. the american people need to know why was the security so inadequate despite two previous attacks on that facility. what did the president know? when did he know it and what did he do about it? >> ambassador rice's remarks will not affect nomination as secretary of state. >> also former cia director david patraeus will testify at a closed door hearing on the libra attack tomorrow. there will be no cameras allowed. only about libya and not about the sex scandal involving paula b he expects the patraeus resignation will also be addressed during the libya hearings when they happen. >>> we have learned the army has suspended paula broadwell's security clearance. she is a former army intelligence officer and we can tell y
.s. ambassador to the united nations susan rice in the aftermath. former cia director david petraeus has been here on capitol hill time and time again. but today before the senate and house intelligence committee is shrouded in secrecy. he may have a blow by blow attack on what happened in benghazi, libya, that led to the death of four americans, including the u.s. ambassador. >> director petraeus went to the people, as i understood it, that were involved. so the opportunity to get his views, i think are very -- is very important. >> reporter: this comes after a day of hearings yesterday into the benghazi attack. most closed to the public, but one was open. and much of the focus is on u.s. ambassador to the u.n. susan rice, who back in september appeared on five sunday morning talk shows with the same talking points, the attacks she said appear to be the work of protestors, not terrorists as it now appears. the implication at the height of campaign season, the president did not want to be responsible for a terrorist attack. >> the arrogance and dishonesty
of the republican anger here is on susan rice, the u.s. ambassador who on five sunday talk shows blames the attacks on a protest on an anti muslim film. not an assault. the president defended her as he lashed out at republicans. for them to go after the un ambassador who had nothing to do with benghazi and simply making a presentation based on intelligence she had received and to smerch her reputation is outrageous. >> interesting to say something that juvenile not picking on anyone. as we just said four americans died. is that picking on anybody when you want to place responsibility? >> reporter: and those hearings begin at 10:15 in the house. maryland congressman who is the top says he doesn't expect the subject of patraeus's resignation and the whole affair will probably come up in today's hearing. >> thank you. >> this morning we're learning the army has defended paula broadwell's security clearance. she's the woman general patraeus is said to have affair with. she is former army intelligence officer. she held a high level of clearance. >> we have a check of this morning's other top stories. w
likely go to u.s. ambassador susan rice. >>> law makers are returning to capitol hill after the election season break. and they have a full plate of unfinished business. the biggest challenge is avoiding the double hit to the economy of tax increases and automatic spending cuts. besides avoiding the fiscal cliff, they have a half dozen hearings on the resignation of david patraeus. and the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. >> happening now, the murder trial of a buoy state university student. opening statements set to begin in a half hour. alexis simpson is accused of killing her roommate. killed her last year after the two argued over music played on an i pod. if convicted, she faces life in prison without parole. >>> another case we're following former dc council chairman kwame brown will be sentenced in court later today. bank fraud and campaign finance charges. separate sentences for both. melanie is live this morning with details. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. all of this is going to play out in two separate court houses because he's facing charges in two different j
as a possible replacement was susan rice. >> yes. >> seems to me that might not happen now. >> you never know whether the benghazi situation, you know, continues to simmer and republicans tend to be angry about it. certainly i think that her statements immediately after that event really would hurt her chances in the senate. but if the president really wanted to pick her and really thought she was the best person for the job and fought for her, he's a reelected president. that gives you a certain level of -- you get your person. the democrats did pick up a couple of seats in the senate. i think he could probably confirm her if he really put muscle into it. other folks people have mentioned, john kerry. problem there, a special election in a few months in massachusetts. scott brown just defeated, he could turn around and run for that seat. it's not a slam dunk. i think that -- >> which would give the republicans -- >> yeah. so going to be considerations if he picks somebody from the senate to fill these slots. >> leon panetta, likely to depart. who might remace him? >> i think it's a tough job
on susan rice, who said early on it appeared to be the work of protestors, not terrorists, as it now appears. secretary of state hillary clinton is also expected to testify after an internal review is complete. that may happen next month. allison? >> sarah, thank you so much. >>> the looming fiscal cliff takes center stage at the white house today. president obama is meeting with the leaders of both parties from the house and senate this morning to start negotiations on avoiding the tax hikes and spending cuts. this afternoon the president will sit down with the heads of 13 civil rights groups to get their input on the negotiations. >>> there are worries of a looming war between israel and hamas after more rockets were fired from gaza overnight. this morning another rocket hit the biggest city of tel aviv. yesterday was the first time in 20 years air raid sirens went off in the capital. some 500 rockets were fired from gaza since wednesday and in responsiveness israel launched 150 air strikes, killing 20 palestinians. this morning israel is amassing tasks on the border and have calle
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